We arrived in Ljubljana just as we both started new work projects. For the first couple of weeks it seemed like we wouldn't end up seeing much of it at all. Then, at the beginning of October, Colin's parents came to visit. We took some time off and spent a… Read more of "A Ljubljana city guide"
At the end of August we spent a week in Florence with my family. Compiling this post, it's no wonder we were all so tired by the end of it – we did so much. It's a city with a lot of things to do, art galleries, markets, viewpoints, eating your… Read more of "Things to do in Florence"
I've been a Wes Anderson fan for a long time (favourite film: The Royal Tennenbaums, or maybe Darjeeling Limited, but The Grand Budapest Hotel was great too, ok I love them all). So when we ended up in Milan for a couple of days this spot was at the top… Read more of "Special Places: Wes Anderson's Bar Luce in Milan"
France was our first stop on round three of this adventure. We got the ferry from Poole to Cherbourg with friends and drove down to Nice. It took a bit longer than we expected (we might have underestimated how big France is). But it was a fun few days, guessing… Read more of "Nice times in Nice"
I used to think of holidays in the UK as a bit of a second-rate option. Better than nothing, but only if you can't make it somewhere more exciting with better weather. But after two years of travelling and learning about other countries, I'm finally starting to appreciate my own.… Read more of "Camping on the north Norfolk coast"
After a couple of months at home, with a lot of work and access to a TV, I'm back to reading again. I've just started Olive Kitteridge (loving it) and I've nearly finished Amy Schumer's audiobook, which is surprisingly emotional. Anyway, here are some of my faves from the last… Read more of "Reading on the road #7"